Commerce – Mavs lose...again; Lions volleyball falls to Tarleton in LSC tourney; Lions soccer today in NCAA playoffs; Dallas Stars lose to LA Kings; Jets win in OT; Cowboys in big rivalry game Sunday; high school football playoffs.
Commerce to receive positive sales tax figures from September; Greenville businesses begin seeking permits for alcohol sales; Hunt County to observe National Adoption Day Friday; Bonham seeking funds for new animal shelter; Commerce citizens encouraged to lend a hand Saturday morning to set up lights for the holidays.
Bonham – The Bonham City Council is helping to make strides toward the development of a new Animal Shelter for the city and Fannin County.
Council members this week appointed Councilman Wayne Moore to serve as a co-liaison to the Fannin County Animal Shelter Advisory Board. The goal of the Board is to seek funding toward the development of a new animal shelter.
September proved to be a good month for area businesses.
The City of Commerce will receive a sales tax payment this month of $102,471.76, an increase of 4.15 percent from the $98,380.78 Commerce received in November 2007.
With one month of sales tax payments still to be counted toward the 2008 fiscal year, the City of Commerce has received $1,024,566.87 representing an increase of 0.67% from the $1,017,702.29 Commerce had collected through the same point in 2007.
A&M-Commerce students can vote Thursday and Friday on proposed athletic fee; A number of issues discussed Wednesday during the third of a series of University Community Updates; Recount for Hunt County Commissioners Court race to take place Friday; Three suspects jailed in connection to Greenville robbery; Arrest of Hopkins County man believed to solve more than a dozen area burglaries.
Commerce – Students at Texas A&M University-Commerce now have the opportunity to vote on a proposed athletic fee at www.tamu-commerce.edu.
If approved by a majority vote, students would be charged $10 per semester credit hour up to 12 credit hours total. In return, students would see additional funding go to programs like Residence Life, Breakout Entertainment, Student Government Association, and other programs currently funded by the student services fee.